Research to Quantify Specific Injuries at North American MRFs 28.04.2017 13:23 Needlestick Survey Injuries at Recycling Facilities to be Surveyed by SWANA & EREF A joint research project to quantify and address the issue of needlestick injuries at MRFs in the US and Canada is being conducted by SWANA and the Environmental Research and Education Foundation. read more … Body Cams to Protect Waste Workers Trialled by Amey 03.03.2017 14:15 Wearable Tech Trials for Waste Collection & Recycling Workers in Wolverhampton Two pilot schemes are aiming to address fatigue, stress and abuse from some members of the public using the ‘wearable’ technology to monitor the wellbeing of Amey’s waste collection and household recycling facility teams in Wolverhampton. read more … NGO Shipbreaking Platform Calls for Recycling to be Moved from the Beaches 11.01.2017 15:24 Five More Deaths at Gadani Ship Recycling Yard in Pakistan A fire that took place in the shipbreaking yards of Gadani, Pakistan, on Monday this week has claimed the lives of five more workers from the recycling yard, according to non-governmental organisation, Shipbreaking Platform. read more … Correct Safety Precautions Not Follwed Leading to Leg Amputation 07.12.2016 12:47 Fine for Hazardous Waste Firm in Essex as Man Loses Leg Under Excavator Tracks An Essex, UK based hazardous waste firm has been fined after a worker was crushed beneath a tracked excavator at a sorting and recycling site causing the loss of his leg. read more … Collaboration on Research & Data Aggregation in Waste Industry 24.10.2016 14:22 SWANA & the EREF Join Forces in Work on Recycling Rate Debate The Solid Waste Association of North America and the Environmental Research & Education Foundation have teamed up to conduct collaborative projects data aggregation and fundraising, as well as other areas. read more … 98 Waste Industry Fatalities in One Year Time Period 27.09.2016 15:08 SWANA Data Shows 3 Deaths per Week Last Month in Solid Waste Industry There were a total of 98 deaths related to municipal solid waste collection in the US between 1 July 2015 and 30 June 2016, according to the latest data from SWANA. read more … Dennis Eagle Olympus to Trial ISS Safety Features on South Coast 26.09.2016 11:44 New Safety Focused 32 Tonne Refuse Collection Vehicle for Bournemouth Bournemouth Council has taken delivery of a new 32 tonne Dennis Eagle Olympus 27 Refuse Collection truck for its waste and recycling fleet. read more …
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